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one up for steel.

I am taking attentive notes from roubaix.

Low weight crono tubulars are bombproof.
Sub 1400g handbuilt wheelset for under $500.
Steel can allow oned to complete the race.
Treks break, even w/ aluminum steerers.
 

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vegan wrench
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haven't seen photos online but...

someone in the original lead group was using a mafac style canti front brake too. got excited when i saw that one.
 

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canti's have been quite common

at Roubaix for years.some guys even ride mod'd cx rigs. Guys for FdJeux were using bikes like that.
 
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